The October 2018 Full Moon Will Peak Tonight
Looking for a romantic setting for this evening? Well then do we have you covered!
Tonight (10/24), the October full moon of 2018 -- also known as Hunter's Moon -- will be shining at its peak in the sky. The moon will also be visible Thursday night as well.
It will be the strongest at 12:54 PM today so by tonight, it will be shining bright!
There are also a few meteor showers coming up in November which you may want to mark in your calendars now!
The Orionid Meteor Shower will be visible on November 7th.
According to NJ.com, "The Orionids usually product 20 to 25 meteors per hour [and] most zip by at 41 miles per second, which translates to about 148,000 mph.”
The Northern Taurid Meteor Shower will peak on November 11th and 12th.
“Although the Northern Taurids meteor shower may be overlooked since it only brings around five meteors an hour, it can bring some spectacular fireballs that light up the entire sky,” said AccuWeather according to NJ.com.
And The Leonid Meteor Shower will peak on November 17th and 18th.
According to EarthSky.org, you can expect, "10 to 15 meteors per hour at the peak during predawn hours -- between midnight and early morning."
Plus the full November moon -- also referred to as the Beaver Moon -- will peak during the early morning hours on November 23rd.
Happy star gazing. Take a look at the full article at NJ.com.
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